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Top 10 Biggest Hospice Mistakes
posted by MVI | Mar 1 2018 - 6:57am

In 20 years of serving Hospice we’ve seen a lot of mistakes. One was the CEO who bought a cow for the Hospice. Another was the CEO who asked her CFO to create a 10-year budget. Sometimes you don’t know whether to laugh or cry . . . or just shake your head. Fortunately, nearly all mistakes are fixable--or you just live with them. But some mistakes can be fatal to an organization. We want to prevent that. And for many Hospices, we have. For many others, we’ve shared our experiences and helped prevent them from going down painful roads.

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Update Your Vendors NOW!
posted by MVI | Jan 12 2016 - 1:20pm

If you are not using the latest version of the BA, go ahead and update now! Then rate your vendors so that this HIGHLY VALUABLE data appears in your system! You have to “give to get” in order to see the satisfaction and market share rankings!

In the Benchmarking Application (BA) Version 15, there are 15 categories of vendors that tell you the two main things you want to know about vendors when making selections:

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The Vendor Feature in the MVI BA is Worth Millions to Your Organization
posted by MVI | Dec 7 2015 - 10:55am

In the Benchmarking Application (BA) Version 15, there are 15 categories of vendors that tell you the two main things you want to know about vendors when making selections:

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Hospice by the Numbers - Inpatient Unit Performance
posted by MVI | Aug 12 2013 - 1:55pm

This month, we are using the MVI Benchmarking Application (BA) to review hospice IPU performance. We took a few minutes and ran queries in the BA to get stratified data. In this article, as in all articles of this nature, we will not interpret the numbers, but will rather let the numbers speak for themselves.

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Hospice by the Numbers - Comparison of Rural, Urban and Mixed Service Areas
posted by MVI | May 1 2012 - 12:00am

A Comparison of Rural, Urban and Mixed Service Areas Again, we took a few minutes and ran queries in the MVI Benchmarking Application (BA) to get stratified data that compares rural, urban and mixed hospices. Below are the results. In this article, as in all articles of this nature, we will not interpret the numbers, but will rather let the numbers speak for themselves.

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Hospice by the Numbers - Palliative Care Comparison
posted by MVI | Apr 1 2012 - 12:00am

We ran several queries in the MVI Benchmarking Application (BA) to get some stratified data that compares hospices with and without Palliative Care programs. Below are the results. In this article, as in all articles of this nature, we will not interpret the numbers, but rather will let the numbers speak for themselves.

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Hospice by the Numbers - Size (ADC) Comparison
posted by MVI | Mar 2 2012 - 12:00am

We ran multiple queries in the MVI Benchmarking Application (BA) to get some stratified data by Hospice ADC Range size. Below are the results. In this article, as in all articles of this nature, we will not interpret the numbers, but will rather let the numbers speak for themselves.

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Reality: Your Financial Results are Your Most Important Measurement to be a Sustainable Organization
posted by MVI | Jan 1 2012 - 12:00am

It’s 2012 and changes are coming NOW in how we operate our hospices. It is an ideal time to look at your benchmarking numbers. Go ahead and print out your Executive Dashboard report from the MVI BA. It should only take you less than a minute. Take a hard look at your numbers compared to the Median (50th percentile). 

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Program: People Development & the Model
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